blankJames Van Wyck
GoHuskies.com takes a look at the Husky track prospects this week with the UW Indoor Preview coming up on Saturday.
Washington brings back eight student-athletes that made NCAA West Prelims last year in the jumps.
2012: Redshirted the season, competing several times unattached in the pole vault ... best mark was a clearance of 14-9 indoors at the UW Final Qualifier.
High School and Personal: Born in Walnut Creek, California ... parents are Hildy and Doug Van Wyck ... has one older brother, Robb, who is a distance runner at St. Mary's ... twice qualified for the CIF state meet in the pole vault, placing 16th his senior season ... won the North Coast Section Meet of Champions in 2011 and the Tri-Valley Area Championship in 2010 and 2011 ...cleared career-best 15-4 in winning the Tri-Valley meet in 2010 ... cleared season-best 15-2 as a senior ...was eighth at the 2011 Arcadia Invite with a clearance of 14-7 ... named to the Contra Costa Times Track & Field First Team as a senior ... a four-time North Coast Section Scholar Athlete ... an accomplished gymnast, he won the 2009 Level 8 Northern California titles in rings, high bar, parallel bars, and all-around ... achieved Eagle Scout status ... interested in becoming a fire fighter ... graduated with a 3.78 GPA.
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